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Case No. 18-2044

State of Iowa
Catherine Wonsour Nimely


State of Iowa


Catherine Wonsour Nimely

Attorney for the Appellee

Linda J. Hines, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Shawn C. McCullough

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Mar 04, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Muscatine County, Gary P. Strausser, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and May and Greer, JJ.  Opinion by Greer, J.  (6 pages)

            Catherine Nimely appeals her conviction and sentence following her guilty plea to assault causing bodily injury, claiming ineffective assistance of counsel.  Nimely claims that her counsel improperly allowed her to plead guilty when there was an insufficient factual basis to support her plea.  OPINION HOLDS: We find a sufficient factual basis and affirm.

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